Amazon Echo Listening

If you are prone to paranoia, the idea of the Amazon Echo listening in so it’s ready to respond at the drop of an “Alexa” or “Echo”, might be disconcerting. Convenience sometimes requires privacy. One must trust that your Amazon Echo, Amazon Dot or Amazon Tap listens for the wake word “Alexa”, “Echo” or “Amazon.” and your home...
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Things That Can’t Be Done with an Amazon Echo device

I ordered a buttload of toilet paper this week using my Amazon Echo (there is a special until September 9 – “Alexa, order quilted Northern toilet paper”,) but, and I know this seems crazy: There are things that can’t be done with an Amazon Echo device. Stop cursing me. Don’t kill the messenger. I’m just telling it like it is, people! My biggest disappointment is that, since they operate...
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